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C-130J crash: IAF rejects counterfeit Chinese parts theory

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 09:45

The Indian Air Force has ruled out that the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft could have crashed due to suspected counterfeit Chinese parts.

C-130J Super Hercules: India`s tactical aircraft

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 06:17

The Indian Air Force`s (IAF) newly-acquired C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, which crashed near Gwalior on Friday is considered to be one of the most modern aircraft - configured for special operations and airborne assault.

IAF`s C-130J Super Hercules plane crashes; 5 killed, PM condoles

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 12:13

In a tragic incident, Indian Air Force`s new C-130J Super Hercules transport plane crashed near Gwalior.

Can`t check snooping software on foreign equipment: DRDO

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 16:06

India does not have the capability to check the presence of malwares or snooping virus in weapon systems acquired by the defence forces from foreign countries, DRDO said on Friday.

IAF has unprecedented response power with C-130J, Mi-17s: Browne

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 00:20

NAK Browne said that the acquisition of assets such as the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft and Mi-17 V5 helicopters had given "unprecedented response" capabilities to IAF.

India, US sign deal for six transport aircraft

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 15:17

India has signed a Rs 4,000-crore deal with the US for procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft for the Indian Air Force.

Amid row over diplomat`s arrest, US bags key aircraft deal

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 19:56

India will be procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft from the US, a decision significantly taken in the midst of a diplomatic row between the two countries over the arrest of Devyani Khobragade.

IAF to hold air show in Nagpur on 81st anniversary

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 19:45

As part of the ongoing celebrations commemorating the 81st anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Maintenance Command will hold an aerial and static display at the Air Force station in Sonegaon here on October 30-31.

India to buy 6 more C-130J `Super Hercules` aircraft

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 20:23

The Defence Ministry on Friday gave its nod for purchase of six more C-130J "Super Hercules" aircraft from the US in a deal worth over Rs 4,000 crore.

IAF uses C-130J in Uttarakhand relief mission

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 23:55

The Indian Air Force (IAF) deployed its recently inducted C-130J Super Hercules medium-lift transport aircraft to fly out 244 people stranded in Uttarakhand after last week`s devastating floods.

Deal to procure Rafale combat aircrafts top priority: Browne

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 18:31

The IAF Chief said the contract negotiations for the deal were going on track and it was expected to be finalised by the middle of this year.

IAF to deploy new C-130J squadron in West Bengal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 18:00

The first six C-130Js, procured at a cost of around USD one billion, have been deployed in Hindon air base.